haemophiliac


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Synonyms for haemophiliac

someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding

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Mr Moore was in talks with the Haemophilia Society about a possible financial statement after it became clear that infected haemophiliacs were dying.
From 1985 to two years ago we had six members of our family, all haemophiliacs, affected by HIV.
A lot of haemophiliacs died with society looking down on them because of the way HIV used to be viewed.
Ian Franklin, professor of transfusion medicine at the University of Glasgow, told the independent probe into the deaths of nearly 2,000 haemophiliacs exposed to HIV and Hepatitis C that concerns about HIV/Aids infection were first raised in 1983.
A no-fault payment was made by the Government in 1991 to haemophiliacs who had been infected with HIV.
Both his haemophiliac sons contracted hepatitis C, and one HIV.
Campaigners said about 365 haemophiliacs and up to 1200 other people were infected.
Carol Grayson, of Jesmond, Newcastle, lost her haemophiliac husband Peter Longstaff in 2005 after he contracted HIV and hepatitis C from infected NHS blood products in the 1970s and 1980s.
Haemophiliac Haydn Lewis, from Penylan, Cardiff, contracted the deadly virus after he was infused with contaminated blood.
Peter Longstaff is a haemophiliac who was infected with hepatitis and HIV when he was treated with infected blood products.
He added: "The haemophiliac doctors know which patients received infected blood.
But the Irish Haemophiliac Society considers the Lindsay report a disappointment.
A haemophiliac infected with HIV and Hepatitis C through his NHS treatment faces an agonising wait for a High Court decision in a landmark case.
It was haemophiliac father of three Gerry Healy who first highlighted the blood bank outrage.